100% online MBA with Healthcare Management
Fulfil your potential as a leader in healthcare with a life-changing MBA from a global university
- 180 credits •
- 1 year full-time - 2 years part-time •
- £8,880 total fees •
- Research with 'world-leading' impact
- 100% online MBA within 12 months
- Member of AACSB, CABS, EFMD and PRIME
- Ranked 1st for skills development in business and administration*
- 5 star teaching rating (QS 2019)
- Research with ‘world-leading’ impact**
- Top 10 in UK for student support*** - as voted for by students
- Ranked 9th in UK for international***
- £8,880 total fees, option to pay £740 per module
**Elements as judged in most recent REF for Business and Management
***WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2019
An online MBA that develops transformational healthcare leaders
The 100% online MBA with Healthcare Management from the University of Sunderland has been created for leaders and aspiring leaders who are in the healthcare sector or are seeking a career move into the healthcare sector. The MBA degree has been specifically designed to develop sector-specific management and leadership skills in the healthcare context.
You will explore leadership in national and global health and social care settings with a critical appreciation of the issues, trends and ethical and diversity perspectives that impact on decision making. The MBA with Healthcare Management will help grow your confidence as a leader, develop your data analysis, problem solving and innovation skills, and equip you to guide strategic direction in the healthcare sector.
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The innovative and flexible online MBA uninhibited by time or geography
One of the key benefits of the 100% online MBA with Healthcare Management from the University of Sunderland is that it can be studied and completed remotely from anywhere in the world, without ever visiting campus. You can study this MBA entirely online and have the option to graduate on campus.
The flexible design of the academic content and delivery of the MBA with Healthcare Management ensures that you can fit your studies around your work and family commitments, studying at the times that work for you.
In a carefully designed and interactive online learning environment you will study with and learn from fellow online MBA with Healthcare Management students from across the world, providing you with a wealth of opportunities to expand your global professional network. You will collaborate with fellow professionals in group learning activities and interact with peers and tutors on discussion boards. You will also be allocated a dedicated Student Success Coordinator, to support you with your studies from the moment you enrol to the moment you graduate.
We have six start dates a year so you can begin your studies within weeks, and if you choose to study full-time you can complete this MBA within 12 months, fast-tracking your potential career progression.
A University recognised for excellence in teaching, research and skills development
Our research-active academics at the University of Sunderland are at the forefront of important research in their fields. This is exemplified by elements of the research at the University of Sunderland Business School which have been recognised as ‘world-leading’ and ‘internationally important’ in the latest Research Excellence Framework. Our teaching received a 5-star rating from QS in 2019, the highest rating that can be achieved by a university and our unrelenting focus on developing the skills that enable career progression saw us ranked 1st in the UK for skills in business administration in the PTES student survey in 2019.
Business graduates from Sunderland have secured roles in organisations including Facebook, Microsoft, Sage, HSBC, IBM, Enterprise, Nissan, Accenture, Procter & Gamble, Merck & Co, Barclays, Nissan, Marriott Hotels, Viacom 18, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Adidas.
What will you study?
On the MBA with Healthcare Management you will explore organisational development and its purpose in health and social care organisations, evaluating leadership and management theories and models that are appropriate for a healthcare environment.
You will study leadership in national and global health and social care contexts and will build a broad-based knowledge base and skill set across business and management.
Key knowledge and skills taught on this course:
- Management in health and social care contexts
- Organisational development in health and social care
- Global corporate strategy
- Operations management
- Financial management
- Organisational behaviour and cultural change
- Big data analytics
- International trade
- International marketing
A University with a global footprint and real expertise in online learning
The international credentials of the University of Sunderland are manifested in our campuses in Hong Kong, Sunderland and London, as well as our key international partnerships across the world including in the Caribbean, Greece, Kenya, Malaysia, Lanka, Oman, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tashkent and Vietnam. A key element of our identity as a university, something that we are immensely proud of, is that we are a university that proactively encourages diverse learner cohorts so that they can learn from fellow students from diverse cultures and backgrounds and are able to grow their global professional networks.
There are nearly 6,000 international students at University of Sunderland and we have students studying across the globe by distance learning. The University’s students voted us into the top 10 in the UK for international and in the top 20 for UK University of the Year (WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2019).
Our expertise, our sophisticated use of technology and our vast experience in delivering excellent online learning experiences to global students is key to what sets the University of Sunderland and our online MBA with Healthcare Management apart.
- At least a UK 2.2 undergraduate degree plus a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience
- A UK master’s degree (or international equivalent) plus a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience
- A third-class honours degree or an ordinary degree (without honours) or UK equivalent professional qualification with a minimum of three years’ appropriate work experience
- Applicants who do not hold a recognised degree will be asked to provide evidence which demonstrates a minimum of three years’ relevant organisational experience
The work experience must be at a graduate level, in either a managerial or professional capacity which may include voluntary work, placements, internships, or project management
- Total course fees
- Per 15-credit module fee
If you are based in the UK, you may be eligible for a government-backed postgraduate loan to cover the full costs of the course.
In addition, if you have successfully completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Sunderland, you are eligible for a 10% tuition fees reduction.
You pay tuition fees for each module taken, either module-by-module or in full at the start of your course.
If you pay module-by-module, you will pay in instalments of £740.